South Carolina Knocks Off Georgia PDF Print E-mail

Gamecocks rush for 118 yards on 20 carries in the second half to put away Bulldogs.

After inclement and stormy weather in the Columbia area caused an hour and 26-minute delay to the start of the game, lightning struck as No. 24 South Carolina took down No. 6 Georgia, 38-35, on a rain-soaked evening at Williams-Brice Stadium. After Georgia kicker Marshall Morgan missed his second field goal of the night with 4:24 left on the clock, the Gamecocks were able to run out the clock as senior quarterback Dylan Thompson narrowly converted on a fourth-and-one at midfield with 1:26 left in the game.

City of Columbia Parks & Recreation Department Youth Winter Basketball Registration PDF Print E-mail

The City of Columbia Parks & Recreation Department is accepting registrations for the Youth Winter Basketball league. Boys and girls ages 9-17 can participate in the program designed to give youth an opportunity for all to play, to learn new skills and good sportsmanship. The fee to participate is $25 per person. Scholarships are available.

The last day to register is October 26, 2014. The Youth Winter Basketball season begins Monday, November 10, 2014. To download a registration form, visit Parks & Recreation’s Athletics page online and click the “Youth Sports” link.

Benedict opens Cross Country Season with Wins PDF Print E-mail

The Benedict College men's and women's cross country teams opened the 2014 season by winning the NCAA Division II portion of the Gamecock Open #1 meet recently at Hilton Field on Fort Jackson.

The men's team recorded seven of the top eight finishers to defeat Claflin 18-42 in the Division II field. Dessie Demlew won the race with a time of 15:50.18. Geovanni West was second with a time of 19:13.70. He was followed by Terrence Wheeler, who finished fourth, while Joseph Campbell was fifth, Rodriques Flynn was sixth and Cey'quwan Ritter was seventh.